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con·note

 (kə-nōt′)
tr.v. con·not·ed, con·not·ing, con·notes
1. To suggest or imply in addition to literal meaning: The word "lion" denotes a kind of wild cat but connotes courage and dignity.
2. To have as a related or attendant condition: For a political leader, hesitation is apt to connote weakness.

[Medieval Latin connotāre, to mark along with : Latin com-, com- + Latin notāre, to mark (from nota, mark; see gnō- in Indo-European roots).]

connote

(kɒˈnəʊt)
vb (tr; often takes a clause as object)
1. (of a word, phrase, etc) to imply or suggest (associations or ideas) other than the literal meaning: the word "maiden" connotes modesty.
2. to involve as a consequence or condition
[C17: from Medieval Latin connotāre, from notāre to mark, make a note, from nota mark, sign, note]

con•note

(kəˈnoʊt)

v.t. -not•ed, -not•ing.
1. to signify or suggest (certain meanings, ideas, etc.) in addition to the explicit or primary meaning: To me, a fireplace connotes comfort and hospitality.
2. to involve as a condition or accompaniment: Injury connotes pain.
[1645–55; < Medieval Latin connotāre= Latin con- con- + notāre to note]

connote


Past participle: connoted
Gerund: connoting

Imperative
connote
connote
Present
I connote
you connote
he/she/it connotes
we connote
you connote
they connote
Preterite
I connoted
you connoted
he/she/it connoted
we connoted
you connoted
they connoted
Present Continuous
I am connoting
you are connoting
he/she/it is connoting
we are connoting
you are connoting
they are connoting
Present Perfect
I have connoted
you have connoted
he/she/it has connoted
we have connoted
you have connoted
they have connoted
Past Continuous
I was connoting
you were connoting
he/she/it was connoting
we were connoting
you were connoting
they were connoting
Past Perfect
I had connoted
you had connoted
he/she/it had connoted
we had connoted
you had connoted
they had connoted
Future
I will connote
you will connote
he/she/it will connote
we will connote
you will connote
they will connote
Future Perfect
I will have connoted
you will have connoted
he/she/it will have connoted
we will have connoted
you will have connoted
they will have connoted
Future Continuous
I will be connoting
you will be connoting
he/she/it will be connoting
we will be connoting
you will be connoting
they will be connoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been connoting
you have been connoting
he/she/it has been connoting
we have been connoting
you have been connoting
they have been connoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been connoting
you will have been connoting
he/she/it will have been connoting
we will have been connoting
you will have been connoting
they will have been connoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been connoting
you had been connoting
he/she/it had been connoting
we had been connoting
you had been connoting
they had been connoting
Conditional
I would connote
you would connote
he/she/it would connote
we would connote
you would connote
they would connote
Past Conditional
I would have connoted
you would have connoted
he/she/it would have connoted
we would have connoted
you would have connoted
they would have connoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.connote - express or state indirectly
evince, express, show - give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
2.connote - involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic; "solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well"
imply - suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic

connote

verb imply, suggest, indicate, intimate, signify, hint at, betoken, involve The term 'ladies' connotes females who are simultaneously put on a pedestal and patronised.

connote

verb
To have or convey a particular idea:
Idiom: add up to.
Translations
impliciratikonotiratisugerirati
utal
konotowaćprzywodzić na myślprzywoływaćsugerować
implicasugera
konotiratinamigovati
impliciratisugerisati
innebära

connote

[kɒˈnəʊt] VTconnotar

connote

[kəˈnəʊt] (formal) vt (= suggest, imply) → suggérer

connote

connote

[kɒˈnəʊt] vtconnotare
References in classic literature ?
Whether by this there is connoted something in the nature of a combination of presentiments, or a great effort of will, or a self-annulment of one's true expectations, and so on, I do not know; but, at all events that night saw happen to me (a night which I shall never forget) something in the nature of the miraculous.
Perhaps, in Jerry's brain, the rising into the foreground of consciousness of an image of a log awash connoted more intimate and fuller comprehension of the thing being thought about, than did the word "crocodile," and its accompanying image, in the foreground of a human's consciousness.
John, the oldest, in Yale, had elected to become a man of letters, and, in the meantime, ran his own automobile with the corresponding standard of living such ownership connoted in the college town of New Haven.